UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 5-6, 1891


Volume OB - Pages 144-147

                         Reno, Nevada

                      September 5, 1891

Board of Regents met this day.  Present Governor Colcord, E. T.

George, H. L. Fish, J. D. Torreyson and Senator Steward.

Absent, J. W. Haines.

Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Claims against the University to be paid from the Contingent

State Fund were allowed as follows:

         S. A. Jones                             108.33

         Mary W. Emery                           154.16

         Robert Lewers                            50.00

         Geo. H. Taylor                           25.00

         S. G. Kendall                            75.00

         Donald Mc Kay                            75.00

         S. C. Durkee                             31.00

         Charles Magill                           56.00

         Mrs. Schulke                             10.00

         S. H. Carpenter                          68.47

         A. W. Holmes                             61.25

         C. E. Clough                            144.50

         E. C. Sessions                            6.00

         F. S. Chadboureuka                       21.00

         Goodyear Rubber Co.                      64.70

         W. O. H. Martin                           8.90

         John F. Aitken                           16.50

         Swisher & Peuden                        100.00

         A. Carlisle & Co.                        23.35

         J. J. Walker                          2,000.00

                                 Total        $3,099.16

Governor Colcord moved and it was carried that Contractor Walker

be allowed $100.00 One Hundred Dollars extra to hand finish the

ceiling of the basement of the Mining Laboratory building.

Governor Colcord moved and it was carried that Professor

Jackson be allowed Fifty Dollars for drawing the plans for the

Minining Laboratory building.

The President was instructed to have Mr. R. Brown do all the

repairing at the University buildings.

Mrs. Emery appeared before the Board and asked for an assistant

in the Normal Department.  Matter settled by rearranging school


Mr. Pete Howard appeared before the Board and offered to take

care of the Dormitory building for Seventy Five Dollars per

month.  Matter laid over.

Governor Colcord moved and it was carried that R. Brown be

authorized to purchase the necessary tools to do the plumbing

in the new Laboratory building.

Upon motion, it was ordered that the appointment of T. W. Cowgill

as Professor of English at an annual salary of Fifteen Hundred

Dollars, commencing from September 1, 1891, and Richard Brown as

Instructor in Mechanical Arts at a salary of One Hundred and

Twenty Five Dollars per month, commencing from September 1, 1891

be confirmed.

It was ordered that the new Mining Laboratory building be insured

for $4,500 in the Phoenix of Hartford Insurance Co. with the

First National Bank of Reno agents.

Robert Lewers was authorized to purchase a flag for the main

University building.

It was ordered that Miss Kinney be allowed $4.00 per day for

taking charge of the Dormitory.

It was decided to accept the offer of the use of the Pavilion

for Military drill in inclement weather.

It was ordered that the University adjourn on Wednesday, Thursday

and Friday of Fair Week.

It was ordered that the word, "optional", be inserted after the

word, "Physiology", in the course of study for the third Normal

year in the Register of 1891-2.

Richard Brown was instructed to have the barn moved to a point

northeast of the Station building and fix it up for a work shop.

It was decided to pay Lieutenant Neall at the rate of Twenty Five

Dollars per month per class until further notice.

Claims were allowed against the University Sept. 5, 1891 to be

paid from the Agricultural and Mechanical College Fund as


         Stephen A. Jones                        108.33

         R. D. Jackson                           166.66

         Robert Lewers                           100.00

         J. M. Neall                              75.00

         J. W. Phillips                          150.00

         Miss H. K. Clapp                        141.66

         Office Supplies                          40.00

         Scott & Bauman                           23.90

         Osbourn & Alexander                     180.65

         Geo. H. Taylor                           65.94

         Elmer Snead                             752.48

         W. Mc N. Miller                         166.66

                               Total          $1,971.28

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.

                             E. T. George


Geo. H. Taylor